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*Update* - Body of missing hiker recovered from Colorado River

Grand Canyon, Ariz. – On April 28 the Grand Canyon Regional Communications was notified by a commercial river trip that they located a body on the Colorado River at River Mile 152.

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North Rim to open May 15 with limited services

The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park will open as scheduled May 15, but with limited visitor services and water conservation measures in place after a break in the North Rim water pipeline.

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Injured hiker, 18, rescued from Waterholes Canyon near Page

A teen from Page, Arizona, was evacuated from Waterholes Canyon April 18 after sustaining injuries from a fall.

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Kaibab National Forest to begin offering firewood permits May 1

Kaibab National Forest will offer firewood cutting permits for the 2017 firewood season beginning May 1 for all three ranger districts.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon celebrates Earth Day (Photo Gallery)

Grand Canyon National Park celebrated Earth Day at the culmination of National Park Week April 22.

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Out of the Past: Army flight crew bails out over Grand Canyon

In 1944, the flight crew of an Army B-24 Liberator bailed out over the Grand Canyon after the plane experienced engine failure.

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Around the Canyon: Week of April 26

Around the Canyon: Week of April 26

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Rescue crews unable to revive man who fell into Colorado River

After receiving an alert from a personal locator beacon and satellite call near Hance Rapid on the Colorado River, an NPS rescue crew was unable to revive a man who fell into the river.

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Prescribed burn to begin April 19 south of Tusayan

Crews plan to begin ignitions on a prescribed burn on the 681-acre Reed Prescribed Fire Project April 19 and intend to continue burning for approximately three days in the area if conditions remain favorable.

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*Update* - Backcountry hikers missing near Tapeats Creek in Grand Canyon

Two backcountry hikers have been reported missing in Grand Canyon National Park.

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